Yoruba Richen’s ‘The New Black’ Wins Audience Award at AFI Docs

June 25, 2013

The five-day festival, previously known as Silverdocs, played in both Washington, D.C., and Silver Spring, Md., as it screened 53 films from 30 countries. Yoruba Richen’s The New Black, a documentary about African-American attitudes toward gay marriage, has received the AFI Docs film festival’s audience award for best feature.  

(via The Hollywood Reporter)

The New Black


The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. Continue Reading

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